Nyasia Thomas – A Bright, Talented and Caring Young Woman
Nyasia Williams-Thomas was an exceptionally intelligent, caring young woman whose death came as an unexpected tragedy.
Police believe the shooting to have been part of an ongoing drug feud and were targeting an 14-year-old boy inside the vehicle; soon thereafter they were apprehended.
Early Life and Education
Nyasia Williams-Thomas, 17, made her transition into eternal rest at Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket on Wednesday December 4th 2019. She was the daughter of Kevin Thomas and Charmain Williams-Thomas of Woonsocket Rhode Island.
Nyasia attended Woonsocket Senior High School and worked at Polo Ralph Lauren at Wrentham Outlets. She was an exceptionally vibrant young lady who truly appreciated life to its fullest extent, wise beyond her years, who touched many hearts with love, wisdom and guidance – she will be missed dearly by those she touched.
She leaves behind three sisters; Malaysia Williams-Thomas, Nahlah Williams and Cherri Fields of Woonsocket Rhode Island as well as her brother Chakeihl Thomas from Woonsocket Rhode Island as well as numerous cousins and friends.
Young women tend to place greater value on higher education and professional careers over motherhood, possibly as a result of increasing emphasis on gender equality in the workplace and more opportunities available to women for advancement.
NyAsia S. Williams-Thomas, 17, of Woonsocket, entered eternal peace on Wednesday, December 4th at Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket. She attended Woonsocket Senior High School and worked as a Polo Ralph Lauren employee in Wrentham Outlets; loved and missed by many; survived by parents Kevin Thomas and Charmain Williams-Thomas of Woonsocket; three sisters Malaysiaia Williams-Thomas, Nahlah Thomas and Cherri Fields as well as brother Chakeihl Williams plus several aunts uncles and cousins
Achievement and Honors
Nyasia Thomas was an honors student with straight A grades who dreamed of becoming a model. On Sunday morning at an underground dance club in Brooklyn she was shot in the face, ultimately succumbing to her injuries later at hospital.
Her family described her as smart, funny and witty. She enjoyed dancing, playing sports and reading. Additionally, she wrote for both her school newspaper and literary magazine and participated in community service programs.
Kevin Thomas and Charmain Williams-Thomas of Woonsocket RI; three sisters Malaysia Thomas, Nahlah Thomas and Cherri Fields; three nephews Johnathan Thomas, Chakeihl Williams Jr. and Pheonix Williams as well as many cousins, aunts, uncles, and friends are left mourning her passing. Her funeral will take place Friday in Woonsocket before burial at North Burial Ground Providence.
Nyasia Williams-Thomas was an adventurous, fun, and bright spirit who delighted in travel and new experiences. She touched many with her wisdom, guidance, love, and guidance – she enjoyed every minute of life to the fullest and brought joy and happiness wherever she went.
She was an extraordinary leader, always willing to assist and lead others with grace and professionalism. All who knew and loved her will miss her greatly.
Nyasia Thomas was tragically murdered on December 4, 2019 at her residence on Village Road in Woonsocket, Rhode Island by Craig Robinson and Quinton St. Pierre at 17 years of age. She leaves behind parents Kevin and Charmain Thomas from Woonsocket RI as well as three sisters Malaysia, Nahlah, Cherri Fields of Providence RI; three brothers Johnathan Chakeihl Pheonix Thomas all from Woonsocket; her grandmother Betty Williams in Woonsocket Rhode Island as well as aunts uncles cousins and friends from various other parts of life.